Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

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Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
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email: econ@neu.edu

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Department of Economics News

Critics question antitrust agencies’ increasing reliance on monitors

In the September 16 issue of FTC Watch , Professor John Kwoka raises concerns about the role of monitors in the Teva-Allergan merger…
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In 2015, Mass. wages rose slower than in rest of US

Massachusetts experienced a far less severe economic downtown during the last recession than much of the country, so family incomes may not have rebounded as much in the recovery, said Alan Clayton-Matthews, a Northeastern University economics professor…
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Reuters Poll – U.S. economy – September 2016

Economics Professor and Chair Bill Dickens shares his Reuters polling answers on the US economy…
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The Bubbling Concern Over Two Beer Giants’ Blockbuster Merger

Prof Kwoka speaks about merger agency enforcement in this TIME.com July 26 article..
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Researchers to Study Health Impacts of Drought

Associate Professor Mindy Marks is co-principal investigator on the University of California research team awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the impact of water-delivery policies on health…
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Upcoming

10/01/2016

Attend the Graduate Open House

on Saturday, October 1
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Curry Student Center
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09/28/2016

Challenges facing Younger Generations

The Choice: Election 2016
The Myra Kraft Open Classroom Series

20 West Village F, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m…
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Spotlights

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On Merger Remedies and on the American Economy

Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics Professor John Kwoka presented at the ICN Chief Economists Workshop in Vancouver and was a panelist at the Conference on Antitrust Economics and Policy at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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Can Private Copyright Protection be Effective?

A paper on private copyright protection by Assistant Professor Imke Reimers will be published in The Journal of Law and Economics.

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Asst. Professor Herrera Almanza presents at IFPRI conference

Assistant Professor Catalina Herrera Almanza presented at the Tenth Annual Research Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development in Washington DC.

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